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Aug 23, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an audio essay written by American author Daniel Quinn in 2000, which comprises Chapter 18 of Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting, edited by Skyler J. Collins and published in 2012. He explores the true purpose of mass public schooling and its effects.
Topics: school, education, culture, socialization, memorization, public, schooling, society, citizenship,...
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Aug 5, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a rousing talk by former Federal judge and libertarian Andrew Napolitano from 2018. He looks at the Declaration of Independence's natural law tradition–and how federal courts relentlessly and successfully attacked the principles it represented.
Topics: constitution, america, usa, natural rights, jurisprudence, due process, natural law, evidence, facts
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Aug 3, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 021: Join your host as he shoots the breeze with Pat Watson, co-host of the Insurgency Knitting Circle podcast. Although we had a few connection issues, it was a great conversation. Pat Watson has served 11+ years in a combination of military service, federal law enforcement, and local law enforcement, and is now a civilian who teaches survival skill sets and speaks openly about his voluntarism ideals and the failures of government. He is the owner operator of UncensoredTactical.com and...
Topics: tactical, strategy, government, militia, law enforcement, voluntaryism
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Jul 21, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by evolutionary psychologist, research professor, and author Peter Gray from 2016 on how children's natural curiosity, playfulness, sociability, and willfulness have all been shaped by natural selection to serve the function of education.
Topics: evolution, humanity, education, schooling, play, children, childhood, pedagogy, human brain,...
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Jul 15, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an audio essay written by psychologist and psychoanalyst Alice Miller in 2007, which comprises Chapter 25 of Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting, edited by Skyler J. Collins and published in 2012. She explores childhood as a source of understanding tyranny and violence. 
Topics: children, trauma, ptsd, violence, humanity, parenting, parents, abuse, spanking, nospank,...
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Jul 9, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of academic and juris doctorate Brink Lindsey from 2014 by Trevor Burrus and Aaron Powell, hosts of the Free Thoughts podcast. We know income inequality exists, that some people are very rich and others very poor. And this bothers quite a lot of us. Aren’t we right to be concerned about this? Isn’t there something wrong when some people have access to far more resources than others?
Topics: economics, society, economy, lower class, middle class, upper class, opportunity, finance,...
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Jul 2, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 020: Join your host as he discusses the virtues of growing a vegetable garden, the sacrosanct ceremony of graduation, and having conversations with Joe six-pack.
Topics: gardening, graduation, listening, conversation, influence, persuasion
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Jun 27, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an audio essay written by economics professor and Austro-libertarian Walter Block from 1976, and which comprises Chapter 13 of Defending the Undefendable.
Topics: police, cops, war on drugs, corruption, government, law enforcement, bribery, the state, black...
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Jun 24, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a talk by free range kids activist, author, and syndicated columnist Lenore Skenazy from 2014. Lenore talks about our fear driven society and the ways that parents are brainwashed into believing that danger is everywhere just waiting to snatch our kids.
Topics: parenting, children, danger, safety, crime, kidnapping, crime rates, america, the world, usa, free...
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Jun 18, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of academic economist Bruce Benson from 2015 by Trevor Burrus and Aaron Powell, hosts of the Free Thoughts podcast. This is a discussion on the idea of law without a government. How would such a system work? How did the law as we know it today come about?
Topics: law, order, government, justice, the state, security, defense, self-defense, legislation, common...
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Jun 12, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a presentation by economics professor Donald Boudreaux from 2013. Legend has it that capitalism might deliver lots of convenient and wonderful material goods and services, but that one of the costs of these benefits is a more polluted and less agreeable environment. This legend is false. Capitalism is history's greatest anti-pollutant -- in ways that most of us take for granted.
Topics: markets, pollution, green, entrepreneurs, innovation, invention, incentives, globalism, free...
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Jun 6, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a talk by legal scholar, philosopher, and professor of law and business ethics Gary Chartier from 2013. He takes a stand against war and the state.
Topics: peace, war, government, authority, authoritarianism, liberty, freedom, conflict, security, society,...
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Jun 1, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 019: Join your host as he gives you lame excuses why he hasn't recorded in over a month. He also goes on a rant about how economically illiterate and 'feels' driven Bernie Sanders supporters are. 
Topics: democratic socialism, economics, econ101, emotions, logic, podcasting, 2020 election, alexandria...
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May 31, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by libertarian activist Matt Kibbe from 2014. He discusses his new book, a libertarian manifesto.
Topics: government, the state, liberty, community, rights, freedom, libertarianism
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May 28, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of journalist Will Grigg from 2014 by Jeff Deist, host of the Human Action podcast. They discuss how the once embryonic American police state became overt, how military equipment, personnel, and mindsets increasingly find their way into local law enforcement agencies, and why there are more than 100 SWAT deployments every day in America.
Topics: police, cops, thin blue line, gang warfare, the state, government, authoritarianism, army, urban,...
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May 19, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a talk by Canadian physician and addiction expert Gabor Mate from 2012. He talks about the link between stressed parenting and the preponderance of childhood disorders like ADHD, autism and oppositional defiant disorder.
Topics: parenting, stress, addiction, trauma, disorder, health, family, children, growing up, raising kids,...
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May 13, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by philosophy professor Mark LeBar from 2012. Mark considers what kind of social or political ideal we ought to have, with a specific focus on equality. There are numerous types of equality, and philosophers tend to be concerned with what Mark refers to as normative equality, which is concerned with how we as individuals ought to treat others.
Topics: equality, liberty, politics, legislation, morality, opportunity, welfare, wealth
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May 10, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by economics professor Edward Stringham from 2009. Should government provide law enforcement? Most would argue that government is absolutely necessary for law enforcement. Prof. Stringhman, however, argues that government may not even be necessary at all. To come to this conclusion, Prof. Stringham asks a few important questions. First, if something is really important, does it logically follow that government should provide it? Second, are markets capable of...
Topics: economics, markets, government, governance, law and order, security, dispute adjudication, nations,...
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May 7, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by historian and Austro-libertarian Tom Woods from 2014. In the modern United States, federal laws are now so numerous and written so broadly and vaguely, that it is nearly impossible to make it through the day without breaking at least one of them. And through it all, an enormous government apparatus of prisons, prosecutors, police, and bureaucrats remains well-funded, powerful, and nearly impossible to oppose in court.
Topics: laws, law and order, police state, cops, corruption, federal government, states, government, crime,...
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Apr 28, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by author, scholar, and statistician Nassim Nicholas Taleb from 2013. He discusses his work on uncertainty, randomness, and disorder outlined in his book: Antifragile. Taleb's works focuses on decision making under uncertainty, as well as technical and philosophical problems with probability and metaprobability, in other words "what to do in a world we don't understand".
Topics: disorder, chaos, action, humanity, uncertainty
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Apr 28, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 018: Join your host Jared as he goes off on the act of voting. Would you force your neighbors to pay for something they don't want?
Topics: electoral politics, society, humanity, economics, bastiat, money, unintended consequences
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Apr 25, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by activist radio host and anarchist Marc Stevens from 2011 on defending yourself from legal attacks by people who call themselves "government".
Topics: law, courts, traffic citation, felony, due process, self-defense, legal defense, jurisdiction,...
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Apr 19, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an audio essay written by economics professor and Austro-libertarian Walter Block from 1976, and which comprises Chapter 18 of Defending the Undefendable.
Topics: charity, altruism, dependency, welfare, the poor, economics
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Apr 16, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of activist Steve Silverman of FlexYourRights.org by Tom Woods, host of the Tom Woods Show. They discuss the principles and applications of jury nullification, when juries refuse to convict on the basis that the allegedly violated law is unjust.
Topics: jury trial, justice, law, order, courts, jurisprudence, rights
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Apr 15, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 017: Jared recently had the opportunity to have an enjoyable conversation with Shepard from the "Shepard Thinks..." YouTube channel. On his channel, he shares the virtues of voluntaryism, life tips, business tips, and videos on his career in law enforcement. He delivers these messages in a well spoken, kind, and empathetic manner which we believe is vital in spreading voluntaryism to those whom have recently discovered the concept. Due to Shepard's soft spoken, positive and...
Topics: voluntaryism, libertarian, coercion, law enforcement, justice, government, cops, police, virtue,...
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Apr 10, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of journalist Johann Hari from 2019 by Joe Rogan, host of the Joe Rogan Experience. They discuss the effects of the War on Drugs, the roots of drug addiction, and his new book, Chasing the Scream.
Topics: war on drugs, drug addiction, depression, stress, trauma, childhood, parenting, violence, abuse,...
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Apr 9, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 016: Join your host Jared as he shares a few his essays on the following topics: The Violence of Voting, Objective Morality, and In-Group Preference. Afterwards, sit a spell and join your host as we listen to a truck rant on the 2020 democratic presidential hopefuls, (and yes, he knows AOC isn't really running, it's all in fun). 'Murica!
Topics: voluntaryism, morality, ethics, violence, voting, electoral politics, government, politicians,...
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Apr 4, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by hip-hop artist Maj Toure from 2018 on the right to bear arms. He founded the Black Guns Matter movement in 2015 and advocates for 2nd Amendment education and information for urban communities. Maj has been featured in the New York Times, Breitbart News, National Public Radio, Fox News, CNN, and NRANews for his out of the box approach to 2nd Amendment advocacy.
Topics: guns, self-defense, black people, humanity, white people, urban communities, second amendment,...
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Apr 1, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by author Konrad Graf from 2012 on a number of topics relating to action-based jurisprudence. Topics covered include: rights-violating rights protectors; law and ethics; legal theory; responses to aggression; rights-protecting legal institutions; and misplaced complexity. 
Topics: markets, government, governance, law, legal systems, justice, aggression, conflict, humanity,...
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Episode 015: Move over AOC, there's a new "economist" in town! Forget about the Green New Deal, Mr. Yang has a New... New Deal. A deal so progressive and economically untenable it would make FDR proud! Join your host, Jared Nordin as he takes on the daunting, yet humorous task of going through presidential hopeful Yang's almost endless policy wishlist he hopes to bring to fruition upon his coronation as president of the United States.
Topics: democrats, elections, america, usa, 2020, presidential, progressive, entitlements
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Mar 26, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of economics and law professor Peter Leeson from 2017 by Trevor Burrus and Aaron Powell, hosts of the Free Thoughts podcast. They discuss rational choice theory as it applies to self-governance. What happens in the absence of government? They also discuss the difference between government and governance, what it means to be stateless, and how anarchy is perceived in the world today.
Topics: government, the state, statism, anarchy, anarchism, voluntaryism, public choice, economics, law,...
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Mar 23, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by economics professor David Friedman from 2013. Based on a course he teaches and a forthcoming book, he discusses the characteristics of legal systems quite unlike any we've known in contemporary Western society. Examples range from historic Imperial China and Periclean Athens to modern gypsies and Amish.
Topics: law, order, legal systems, western civilization, democracy, monarchy, communism, socialism, china,...
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Mar 23, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 014: A former law enforcement officer comments on Episode 013 of The Voluntary Contrarian Podcast, and my parody of a "Truck Rant".
Topics: police, cops, ranting, government, people
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Mar 20, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an audio essay written by psychologist Robin Grille in 2007, which comprises Chapter 24 of Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting , edited by Skyler J. Collins and published in 2012. He explores the origins of bullying.
Topics: parenting, children, abuse, spanking, nospank, punishment, punitive, fatherhood, motherhood,...
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Mar 17, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 013: Who has authority over you, "Rule followers" or you?
Topics: police, cops, government, authority, self-ownership, property, rules, pushing boundaries, autonomy,...
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Mar 17, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by social psychologist Jonathan Haidt from 2018. He addresses the subject of his new book — The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting up a Generation for Failure — in which he investigates the causes of our current confusion, conflict and polarization and offers solutions for individuals and institutions to flourish amidst our differences. Purchase books by Jonathan Haidt on Amazon here.
Topics: parenting, society, community, university, school, free range kids, dialogue, offense, trigger...
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Mar 14, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of Tenth Amendment Center founder Michael Boldin from 2018 by Thaddeus Russell, host of the Unregistered podcast. Raised in a family of Christian conservative activists, Michael Boldin took a very different path. In 2006 he founded the Tenth Amendment Center, which has promoted the efforts of states and municipalities to block the enforcement of federal laws.
Topics: constitution, law, legal code, state nullification, religion, authoritarianism, 10th amendment,...
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Episode 006 looks at the Irrelevant Conclusion (ignoratio elenchi) fallacy, Availability Bias, our power to control our reaction to the seeming offenses of other people, and powering down your microwave for more even heating.
Topics: argument, refutation, irrelevance, logic, fallacy, thinking, cognitive bias, stoic, emotion,...
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Mar 11, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by economics professor Benjamin Powell from 2018. He explores what sweatshops are, why they exist, the economic forces that create them, and why they are a necessary and important component of the developing world.
Topics: economics, third world, poverty, economic development, first world, wealth, work, workers,...
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Mar 8, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of economics professor and department chairman Jeffrey Herbener from 2016 by Jeff Deist, host of the Human Action podcast. They cover the basics of central bank mechanics: how commercial bank reserves are created, the difference between the monetary base and the money supply, and how the Fed Funds rate impacts lending and the structure of production. They consider how Austrian business cycle theory describes the distortions created by artificially low interest...
Topics: banking, money, federal reserve system, central banking, business cycles, economics, economy,...
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Mar 6, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 292 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: abolishing the school system; the limitations of corporate power; the importance of agitating against political and cultural boundaries; why he doesn't engage in charitable giving; the goodness of sweatshops; and more.
Topics: schooling, compulsory education, unschooling, sudbury, corporations, firms, business, free markets,...
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Episode 012: Shane Radliff of the Vonu Podcast joins the show to drop a knowledge bomb on all things Second Realm in great detail. What is Second Realm you ask? Take a listen and find out!
Topics: anarchy, libertarian, anarchism, agorism, free markets, darklance, vonu, voluntaryism, second realm
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Mar 5, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 005 is a look at Star Trek characters Captain Kirk, Doctor McCoy, and Commander Spock as they relate to Stoicism, as written about by Jen Farren in February 2014.
Topics: scifi, science fiction, trek, starship, emotion, logic, action, rationality, chaos, order, uss...
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Episode 011: "I learned a valuable lesson after my interview with Pete... my microphone sucks. I apologize in advance for the poor audio quality. Having said that, Pete was kind enough to stop by the show to discuss a myriad of issues that affect us today, from the crooked criminal justice system to the nefarious indoctrination by government schools."
Topics: police, government, cops, thin blue line, war on drugs, biases, logic, waco, texas, fbi, federal...
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Mar 5, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by historian and Austro-libertarian Tom Woods from 2010. He is speaking at a Mises Circle event in Colorado Springs titled, "The Delusion of Good Government". Purchase books by Tom Woods on Amazon here.
Topics: government, the state, rulers, democracy, regulation, welfare state, war, military, politicians,...
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Mar 4, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 291 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: an essay he wrote in August 2010 on loving or hating the rich and loving or hating the poor as a libertarian; an essay he wrote in July 2017 on why free migration by peaceful people is the libertarian position; and more.
Topics: wealth, rich, poor, poverty, homeless, lower class, upper class, government, intervention, free...
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Mar 2, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by economics professor Daniel J. D'Amico from 2011 on intellectual property law. He discusses several arguments for and against government enforcement of intellectual property, including trademarks, patents, and copyrights. He explores both moral arguments (deontological) and cost benefit arguments (consequential), dedicating most of his time to consequential arguments. He finds that, in general, intellectual property is difficult to enforce and is inherently an...
Topics: economics, political, legislation, copyright, patent, trademark, scarcity, rivalrous goods, ideas,...
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Episode 004 looks at the fallacy called Moving the Goalposts, the Problem of Averages, if what is good for the hive is always good for the individual, and the importance of chatting with customer support instead of calling.
Topics: logic, debate, argumentation, moving the goalposts, concession, touche, averages, wealth,...
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Feb 28, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 290 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: why blackmail should be legalized according to libertarian principles, but also, why maybe some blackmail should not be legalized; the goals he has for his children; the duty that children have toward their parents, toward society, and toward all of humanity; and more.
Topics: non-aggression principle, force, violence, blackmail, gossip, secrets, crime, criminals, fraud,...
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Feb 27, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 003 looks at why logic is important utilizing an article written by JW Gray in 2013 at the blog "Ethical Realism".
Topics: logic, reason, rationality, argumentation, debate, reasoning, critical thinking
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Feb 27, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an audio essay written by historian Carl Watner in 2006, co-founder of The Voluntaryist, and which comprises Chapter 3 of Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting, edited by Skyler J. Collins and published in 2012.
Topics: politics, economics, ethics, morality, epistemology, liberty, government, people, humanity, society
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Feb 27, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 010: Join Jared as he celebrates his tenth episode with a top 10 list.
Topics: government, liberty, the state, taxation, entitlements, authority
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Episode 289 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: continuation of the Economics 101 mini-series on relative versus absolute prices; continuation of the Wizard's Rules mini-series, Wizard's Sixth Rule: "The only sovereign you can allow to rule you is reason"; and more.
Topics: economics, econ101, prices, law of demand, time preference, logic, reason, passion, emotions,...
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Episode 002 looks at the syllogistic Fallacy of Exclusive Premises, the Social Loafing effect, whether big emotional meltdowns relieve suffering; and the best way to rebook a cancelled flight at the airport.
Topics: syllogism, fallacy, logic, cognitive bias, groups, individuals, performance, meritocracy,...
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Feb 25, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 009: Jared is interviewed by Patrick MacFarlane of the Liberty Weekly podcast. Jared documents his intellectual journey on the way to starting his own podcast. Along the way, they discuss his show topics including the IRS’ own justification for taxation and the danger of libertarian echo chambers.
Topics: libertarian, anarchist, liberty, freedom, podcasting, voluntaryism, IRS, taxation, echo chamber,...
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Feb 24, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by economics professor Patrick Newman from 2018 on the United States' Progressive Era and the rise of political entrepreneurship, or crony capitalism.
Topics: america, usa, progressivism, roosevelt, rober barons, monopoly, antitrust, economics, economy,...
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Episode 288 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: whether unhealthy foods should be illegal; how he looks at the anti-vaccination movement; why the goal of racial diversity may unwittingly have people only seeing color; the similarities of government entitlements and human sacrifice; constitutions and the presumption of liberty; and more.
Topics: food, crime, illegal, paternalism, racial diversity, vaccinations, antivax, people of color,...
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Feb 22, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 008: Join Jared as he discusses the recent Benchmade/Oregon City Police Department fiasco and his upcoming appearance on Liberty Weekly.
Topics: police, government, government failure, oregon city, cops, law enforcement, liberty weekly,...
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Feb 21, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features an interview of economist Mike Munger from 2017 by Russ Roberts, host of EconTalk. Munger argues that the ability to innovate without permission is the most important concept of political economy. Munger defends this claim and explores the metaphor of emergent order as a dance, a metaphor coming from the German poet Schiller.
Topics: markets, invention, innovation, regulation, government, competition, free markets, corporatism,...
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Feb 21, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 007: Join Jared as he discusses the challenges of being a Voluntaryist and the seemingly uphill struggle of getting the message of libertarianism out into the mainstream.
Topics: politics, communication, libertarianism, liberty, voluntaryism, mainstream, populace, humanity,...
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Feb 20, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 001 is an introduction to this brand new podcast hosted by Skyler J. Collins, which will feature bite-sized episodes exploring logical fallacies, cognitive biases, principles of Stoicism, and life pro tips.
Topics: logic, thinking, reason, rationality, philosophy, cognitive bias, stoic, stoicism, life, humanity,...
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Feb 18, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 287 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: his new podcast "Thinking and Doing" that will explore logical fallacies, cognitive biases, Stoicism, and personal philosophy; an article he wrote in July 2018 looking at the role social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and reddit should play in policing speech on their platforms; and more.
Topics: podcasting, logic, fallacy, cognitive bias, stoicism, philosophy, stoic, facbeook, twitter,...
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Feb 18, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by evolutionary psychologist, research professor, and author Peter Gray from 2018 on the importance and benefits of play in the lives of children and human beings.
Topics: play, school, children, childhood, growing up, humanity, society, learning, education, exercise,...
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Feb 15, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 286 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outrage over lobbyist trading with homeless people; an article he wrote in April 2009 on the mistakes of conceiving rights in a positive, tangible way (as versus a negative conception, or something that does not exist); and more.
Topics: government, corporatism, congress, aoc, lobbying, trade, exchange, homeless, people, humanity,...
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Feb 15, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by economics professor and Austro-libertarian Walter Block from 2016 about his two books which present defenses of some of society's seemingly worst actors.
Topics: economics, politics, prostitute, drug pusher, landlord, fat capitalist pig, miser, middleman, pimp,...
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Episode 285 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: a list of things teachers say to manipulate and control children in the classroom; he continues the Economics 101 mini-series with "opportunity cost"; he also continues the Wizard's Rules mini-series with the fifth rule, "Mind what people do, not only what they say, for deeds will betray a lie"; and more.
Topics: econ101, economics, law of demand, law of supply, costs, prices, sacrifice, time preference,...
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Feb 14, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 006: Join Jared as he answers the question: If you had to ally with the Right or the Left, who would you choose?
Topics: democrats, republicans, liberals, progressives, conservatives, politics, government, policy
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Feb 13, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 005: Jared was a guest on the Everything Voluntary podcast in May 2018. With host Skyler Collins, they discussed the following topics: the Pacific northwest, career electrician, second marriage and dating, his political journey, Jack Spirko, Stefan Molyneux, Austrian economics, Lysander Spooner, challenging jurisdiction, Larken Rose, cognitive dissonance, outgroup bigotry, and more.
Topics: dating, marriage, libertarian, spirko, molyneux, austrian economics, government, spooner,...
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Feb 12, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 284 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: how simple and cheap it is to start your very own podcast on the Everything-Voluntary.com podcast network; an article he wrote in July 2018 titled, "People Leave if They Can, And You’re People"; humanity's history of migration; why you should leave if your environment becomes intolerable; and more.
Topics: immigration, illegal immigrants, government, borders, humanity, people, migration, podcasting
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This episode features a lecture by criminal defense attorney Marc Victor from 2018 telling the horrific story of physical violence, bureaucratic malice and criminal perjury he endured while he was "presumed innocent". A riveting tale of how his devotion to protecting the rights of persons accused of crimes by the State was energized to a whole new level through the harrowing experience he suffered.
Topics: law, law enforcement, prosecutors, criminal justice, due process, police brutality, cops, legal,...
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Feb 11, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 004: Jared shares a quick rant about gun owners who deify the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.
Topics: guns, liberty, rights, america, written instrument, constitution, 2nd amendment
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Feb 11, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 283 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the good and bad of government and governance; how children and adults feel loved by others; the best way that he's found to deal with children asking you to buy them stuff while you're out shopping; the incredible intolerance of supposedly tolerant cities like London and New York; why America is neither the "land of the free" nor "the home of the brave"; and more.
Topics: the state, law and order, justice, property rights, crime, monopoly, parenting, connection,...
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Feb 11, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 003: Jared shares his five rules to help facilitate better social media communication.
Topics: facebook, twitter, social media, trolling, conversation, internet, education, discussion
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Feb 9, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 282 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: an article and 5 step process by peaceful parenting expert Dr. Laura Markham on dealing with an angry child, from AhaParenting.com.
Topics: emotions, anger, sadness, children, parenting, kids, family, society, humanity, trauma
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Feb 9, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture and Q&A by economist and gun rights advocate John Lott from 2016 on his new book about the War on Guns and the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Topics: guns, criminals, mass shootings, crime, gun crimes, 2nd amendment, gun advocacy, peace,...
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Feb 7, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 281 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the newest addition to the Everything-Voluntary.com Podcast Network, "The Voluntary Contrarian with Jared Nordin"; Donald's Trump's incorrect statement that American will never be socialist; and more.
Topics: critical thinking, podcast, the state, trump, socialism, public school, military, police, law,...
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Feb 7, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 002: Join Jared as he discuss the statist dissonance that voluntaryists deal with day-to-day.
Topics: government, police, guns, cognitive dissonance, voluntaryism, statism, society, people
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Feb 7, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 001: Why do we have to pay taxes? Surely the US Treasury has a brilliant and cogent explanation... or not. Join Jared for an almost comical look into one of the their frequently asked questions.
Topics: taxation, government, society, law, america, usa
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Feb 5, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 280 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: what's wrong with the phrase "give back"; how the concept of antifragile applies to markets; why we're just automatons if there is no free will; the costs of freedom; the worst examples of toxic masculinity, which are the armed forces and law enforcement; and more.
Topics: wealth, theft, the rich, politicians, bureaucrats, antifragile, children, play, strong, free will,...
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Feb 5, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a parenting workshop by social worker Susan Radzilowski from 2016. This workshop views behavior through the lens of positive parenting. A guiding principle of this framework is to remember that all behavior has meaning. Using positive discipline strategies when your child’s behavior is a concern can help to transform problem behaviors into teachable moments.
Topics: children, family, motherhood, fatherhood, behavior, misbehavior, discipline, emotions, learning,...
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Feb 4, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 279 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the waste of time that was Super Bowl 53; his commitment to remaining a teetotaler; what the existence of and toleration toward the practice of taxation (and other forms of coercion by government) means in your society; and more.
Topics: football, nfl, super bowl, new england patriots, los angeles rams, team defense, entertainment,...
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Feb 3, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 278 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the difference between capitalism and socialism as economic systems; a short blog post by Mark Perry at FEE.org which features 6 quotes on why capitalism is preferable to socialism; and more.
Topics: property, means of production, capital, business, wealth, economics, economy, markets, free...
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Feb 1, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 277 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: generational whining about the symptoms of multi-generational statist beliefs; Lysander Spooner's essay "Vices are Not Crimes" as written about in a November 2009 essay; Lysander Spooner's battle with the US Federal government over first-class letter delivery; and more.
Topics: war on terror, war on drugs, central banking, government authority, millenials, baby boomers, vice,...
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Feb 1, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by historian and Austro-libertarian Tom Woods from 2009 on smashing the myths about central banking, and on the importance of restoring sound money, such as a gold standard.
Topics: markets, banking, federal reserve, us dollar, specie, currency, money, fractional reserve banking,...
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Jan 30, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 276 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the development of common law in a free society; the communication problems surrounding the phrase "toxic masculinity"; the superiority of intrinsic motivation; the preferred entitlements of both small government and big government proponents; whether or not our ability to empathize with others has been stunted; and more.
Topics: free society, law, customs, norms, disputes, violence, conflict, property, legislation, feminism,...
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Jan 29, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 275 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: using an essay by Leo Babauta of ZenHabits.net, he looks at 18 of the best things to learn about raising children; loving your children unconditionally; helicopter parenting; the harmful effects of harsh discipline; self-directed education; learning independence; democratic family decision-making; leading your children by example; parental contrition; shielding children from sex, drugs, and technology; giving children space;...
Topics: peaceful parenting, positive discipline, children, family, love, spanking, misbehavior,...
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Jan 27, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 274 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the launch of the Everything-Voluntary.com podcast network; his forthcoming podcasts on logic, stoicism, personal belief, and unschooling; an article he wrote in August 2018 explaining the premises and hypotheses of voluntaryism; and more.
Topics: podcasting, libertarian, voice, free speech, voluntaryism, coercion, aggression, politics,...
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Jan 27, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by Wendy McElroy from 1985 on the history of feminism beginning with its modern roots in the American abolitionist movement in the early and mid-1800s. She also explains why she believes that libertarianism and feminism are incongruous when it comes to their respective goals related to social change.
Topics: women, social justice, feminism, sex work, suffrage, abolition, america, united states history,...
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
Jan 26, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 273 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: teaching children to defend themselves from bullies; allowing children to use cuss words; the emergence of yoga pants fashion; how entitlements are antithetical to liberty; the dumb phrase "freedom is not free"; and more.
Topics: children, parenting, trauma, bullying, school, prison, violence, swear words, fuck, bitch, cunt,...
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Jan 25, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by Astra Taylor from 2012 on what it was like for her growing up without school. Raised by independent-thinking bohemian parents, Astra was unschooled until age 13. Join the filmmaker as she shares her personal experiences of growing up homeschooled without a curriculum or schedule, and how it has shaped her educational philosophy and development as an artist.
Topics: school, education, unschooling, homeschooling, life, humanity, learning, family, parenting,...
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Jan 25, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by Regent University law professor James Duane from 2012. He gives listeners startling reasons why they should always remain silent when questioned by government officials.
Topics: police, crime, prosecution, lawyers, law, criminal defense, law and order, justice
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Jan 24, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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This episode features a lecture by Austrian School economist, historian, and political philosopher Murray Rothbard. He tells the story of how he came to learn about economics and libertarianism as he grew up in the Bronx and attended Columbia University in the 1930s and 40s. He reminisces about meeting Frank Chodorov, Baldy Harper, George Stigler and Ludwig von Mises, and takes a number of audience questions.
Topics: libertarian, economics, politics
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Jan 22, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 272 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: his one simple trick to combat anxiety; remembering that life is shit and rainbows; the proper role of government and why "the state" is without legitimate and justified authority on that basis; and more.
Topics: stress, anxious, life, humanity, existential dread, government, the state, authority, anarchism,...
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Jan 21, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 271 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: enjoying the NFL's NFC and AFC Conference championship games; his prediction for the coming Super Bowl winner; the new podcast by EVC featuring lectures and interviews by voluntaryist giants past and present; understanding toxic masculinity by live-reading an essay shared by a friend; and more.
Topics: football, national football league, pass interference, super bowl, economics, political philosophy,...
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Episode 270 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: what lookism is and why it's absurd; his view on colonizing Mars and the space program; why parental expectations of children should begin and end with joy; the infinite number of genders in the world; why markets are best suited toward bringing about egalitarian ideals; and more.
Topics: discrimination, prejudice, privilege, space x, elon musk, outer space, planets, astronomy,...
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Jan 18, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 269 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the new Gillette commercial admonishing men to be better men, in part by keeping other men under control; the patriarchal undertones of the Gillette commercial; the unfortunate oversights of not including women (mothers) in their admonishment in how boys are raised and the absence of striking the root issue of violent and coercive parenting practices; the claim that voluntaryism is "exploitation pretending to be...
Topics: social justice, feminism, metoo, anarchy, voluntaryism, libertarian, private property, capitalism,...
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Jan 15, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 268 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: YouTube's copyright claim system and the trouble that its causing; why libertarian types complain about what government spends its ill-gotten gains on; voluntaryist time-traveler solutions to the problem of Hitler; the peculiarity in descendants of conquered people sharing in the religious/political sensibilities of their ancestor's conquerors; the value of economics in shifting moral outrage from market actors to government...
Topics: intellectual property, copyright, fair use, theft, robbery, nazi, voluntaryism, coercion,...
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Jan 14, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 267 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: adding calisthenics to his morning routine; the push by a minority of gig economy workers to force Uber, GrubHub, et al, to designate their drivers as employees, and why this is a big mistake; and more.
Topics: uber, lyft, doordash, grubhub, postmates, gig economy, peer to peer, work, business, government,...
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Jan 10, 2019 Everything-Voluntary.com
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Episode 266 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: an article by C Jay Engel titled, "Governance As A Role Vs. The State As An Entity"; challenging jurisdiction; and more.
Topics: government, justice, security, dispute adjudication, property, humanity, people, society,...
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Episode 265 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: the effects of corporatism on growing businesses and industries; the dangers of social media to schooled preteens, particular girls; how property is a form of self-enslavement; why he doesn't punish his children for talking back to him; how egalitarians are like the Communists and Fascists in their creation of a "New Man"; and more.
Topics: capitalism, entrepreneurship, social media, suicide, depression, young minds, schooling, prison,...